Barcelona confirm Rabiot contact but deny breaking transfer rules

The France international has been extensively linked with the Catalan sidem but they have denied having a transfer agreement in place Barcelona have denied reaching an agreement to sign Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot and dismissed allegations of impropriety in their transfer dealings. The La Liga champions have been...

'Ghost' Ozil no longer has the desire to one of the world's best – Petit

The former Gunner says he’s a fan of the playmaker but has slammed his performances over the past two seasons Mesut Ozil has become “a ghost” and has lost the desire to be one of the world’s best players, according to former Arsenal double-winner Emmanuel Petit. Ozil started a...

'Calm, shy' Messi is the best in the world, says Frankfurt's Abraham

A team-mate of the Barcelona wizard in Argentina’s victorious 2005 Under-20 World Cup campaign, Abraham believes no other current player can match Leo David Abraham shared a football pitch with Lionel Messi before the Barcelona star became a household name and has no doubt that his fellow Argentine is...

Man City lose consecutive league games for first time in two years

Pep Guardiola’s men fell at Leicester City on Boxing Day, losing further ground in the title race Manchester City’s 2-1 defeat at Leicester City on Wednesday means Pep Guardiola’s men have now lost consecutive Premier League games for the first time in more than two years.  Bernardo Silva opened the...

Liverpool's best XI doesn't include Shaqiri – Barnes

The Reds legend doesn’t believe that the Swiss winger deserves a starting spot at Anfield, despite his impressive recent performances Former midfielder John Barnes insists that Liverpool’s current starting XI is stronger without Xherdan Shaqiri, suggesting he should only be deployed against ‘weaker teams’. The 27-year-old has featured in...

Cardiff City vs Tottenham: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

Mauricio Pochettino’s side play two days ahead of Manchester City and Liverpool as they look to keep up the fight for the Premier League title Tottenham follow up Saturday’s 3-1 home defeat to Wolves with a trip to Cardiff City on New Year’s Day. Mauricio Pochettino’s side were on...

Guardiola unsure on De Bruyne fitness as Liverpool crunch clash looms

The Spaniard admitted that he does not yet know whether the Belgian playmaker will be available for the key encounter with the Reds this coming week Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says that he does not know whether midfielder Kevin De Bruyne will be fit to face league leaders...

Chelsea Team News: Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Crystal Palace

The Blues are producing a patchy run of form as the fixture list ramps up in the league during the festive season Chelsea are struggling for consistency as they bounced back from a 1-0 defeat to Leicester City at Stamford Bridge to win away against Watford on Boxing Day. ...